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Skills available for Nebraska fourth-grade social studies standards

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4.1 Civics

4.2 Economics

4.3 Geography

  • Location and Place

  • Regions

    • 4.3.2 Compare the characteristics of places and regions and their impact on human decisions.

      • 4.3.2.a Identify criteria used to define regions in the state of Nebraska and the United States.

      • 4.3.2.b Classify regions and places within the state of Nebraska using physical and human features.

  • Human-Environment Interaction

    • 4.3.3 Explain how human and natural forces have modified different environments in Nebraska and how humans have adapted.

      • 4.3.3.a Identify physical processes that shape Nebraska's features and patterns.

      • 4.3.3.b Identify examples of ecosystems in Nebraska and describe related environmental issues.

      • 4.3.3.c Describe the impact of extreme natural events on the human and physical environment in Nebraska.

      • 4.3.3.d Describe how humans have adapted to Nebraska's physical environment and use available natural resources.

  • Movement

    • 4.3.4 Compare and contrast the characteristics of culture statewide.

      • 4.3.4.a Compare and contrast patterns of culture within the state of Nebraska.

      • 4.3.4.b Compare and contrast population characteristics of the state of Nebraska.

  • Geospatial Skills and Geo-literacy

    • 4.3.5 Use geographic skills to make connections to issues and events.

      • 4.3.5.a Identify and evaluate how changes in human and physical geography have shaped Nebraska.

      • 4.3.5.b Explain the interrelationships of human or physical geographic characteristics of places in Nebraska.

4.4 History